Today Foundation for the Preservation of Yungdrung Bön is celebrating its 3rd anniversary as an educational charity officially registered with the Charity Commission. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers for their dedicated hard work, and to thank the international Sangha for your support throughout the year. Here are some snapshots from the last 12 months:
“There are two kinds of Nature: – Relative nature; – Absolute Nature. Relative Nature This means that nothing is created, it is just as it is. For instance, the nature of water is that it is wet, the nature of fire is that it is hot. This is relative nature. Absolute Nature Every being, from dharmakaya down to hell, is integrated with Nature. Nature encompasses all beings equally without any changes. But we don’t trust our own Nature, our own property. We don’t realize it, we don’t recognize it, we don’t try to know it. We are always just [looking]… Read more
by Dmitry Ermakov from Masters of the Zhang Zhung Nyengyud: Pith Instructions from the Experiential Transmission of Bönpo Dzogchen Main topics discussed:– Historical background to Bönpo Dzogchen– Qualities of Master and disciple– Introduction to the Path of Dzogchen– Introduction to the Lineage Masters of Zhang Zhung Nyengyud– Structure of Zhang Zhung Nyengyud cycle– Comparison with writings on Dzogchen by Longchen Rabjampa– Lineage Tree– Zhang Zhung Garab and Garab Dorje– An excerpt from the “Golden Spoon” discovered by Yungdrung Lingpa translated specially for this publication by Yongdzin Rinpoche– A Mongol Connection– Experiential Transmission– Modern-day Transmission READ ARTICLE BUY BOOK
There are a few words of introduction by Gongdzö Ritröpa Chenpo who said that in order to achieve Enlightenment one must first meditate. In order to meditate so that we can achieve Buddhahood, we must realize the View.